Nathanael Greene: The American Revolution’s Unconventional Mastermind

Arriving at the ramshackle camp of the Continental Army at Charlotte, North Carolina, on Dec. 2, 1781 to take up the reins of command, Major General Nathanael Greene wrote to his commander and confidante

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A How-To Guide to Counterinsurgency — By A Former Insurgent

You can’t “shock and awe” someone who is not afraid to die, but on the contrary desires to do so on the battlefield. Never underestimate the resilience of your opponent…

Unconventional wars

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Alpine Advantage: Unconventional Warfare in Mountainous Terrain

This article first appeared Forward Observer Magazine’s Spring 2014 issue.

From the historical perspective, successful guerrilla warfare operations by irregular forces have usually been conducted

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Foreign Internal Defense Tips: Developing Rapport & Compartmentalization

Former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier Loren Schofield continues his series on building rapport with strangers.  You can read his last article here.

To illustrate the problems of misunderstanding culture

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